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Colorado Parks and Wildlife join CLiC and choose ByWater Solutions' Koha and Aspen support

Press Release: ByWater Solutions [April 9, 2020]

ByWater Solutions, America's forefront provider of Open Source library technology support, announced today that CLiC (Colorado Library Consortium) has added Colorado Parks and Wildlife Research Library to their consortium. They will be using Koha for their ILS and Aspen Discovery for their catalog.

ByWater completed the transition of the libraries' 25,000 plus holdings from EOS ILS and is providing ongoing support services to the library. The Colorado Parks and Wildlife Catalog/Discovery can be viewed at

About Colorado Parks & Wildlife Research Library

The primary purpose of the Colorado Parks and Wildlife Research Library is to access and store information on wildlife conservation and related topics for CPW. This has been accomplished through the creation of a collection containing over 28,000 items. These items include approximately 3700 Colorado Parks and Wildlife publications, 1100 of our researcher's published articles, 3900 locally-written Federal Aid Reports, 3000 U.S. government documents, 1000 theses, 128 journal titles and over 10,000 other books related to wildlife topics. The information gathered and stored in the Library is to support the work of CPW wildlife biologists, researchers, and managers. ​


About CLiC (Colorado Library Consortium)

CLiC is an infrastructure for libraries throughout Colorado.


  • Helping libraries achieve greatness in their communities


  • Connecting. Energizing. Inspiring. Services for libraries throughout Colorado.

Core Values

  • Deliver friendly service
  • Seek opportunities for collaboration
  • Support growth and discovery
  • Celebrate successes
  • Save money for libraries
  • Blend work & play to create fun


About ByWater Solutions

ByWater Solutions is a full service, high-quality Open Source support and implementation company dedicated to providing libraries with a lower cost, more advanced level of support for their systems than a traditional proprietary solution can offer. ByWater Solutions has a proven track record in the first-rate implementation and support services with library systems of all sizes for the Koha ILS, Aspen Discovery, Folio LSP, Coral ERM, and Libki PC Management.

Our highly ranked, comprehensive support is what sets our company apart from any other vendor in the industry. Partnering with ByWater Solutions not only lowers the cost of implementation and maintenance of OSS but more importantly empowers libraries by giving them the flexibility and freedom they deserve. For more information please visit

About Koha

Koha is the first open-source Integrated Library System (ILS). In use worldwide, its development is steered by a growing community of libraries collaborating to achieve their technology goals. Koha's impressive feature set continues to evolve and expand to meet the needs of its user base. It includes modules for circulation, cataloging, acquisitions, serials, reserves, patron management, branch relationships, and more.

Koha's OPAC, circulation, management, and self-checkout interfaces are all based on standards-compliant World Wide Web technologies, HTML5, CSS and Javascript, making Koha a truly platform-independent solution. Koha is distributed under the open-source General Public License (GPL). For more information about Koha, please visit

About Aspen Discovery

Aspen is a full-featured Discovery System that integrates with e-content and other 3rd party providers, giving your patrons comprehensive access to all of your materials in one place. Aspen combines your library catalog with e-content, digital archives, and enrichment from all major third-party providers, improves relevancy and ease of use, provides native reading recommendations, displays all formats of titles within one result (FRBR) and much more. Aspen was created to give users an improved experience over other Discovery systems with less of an impact on library budgets. For more information about Aspen please visit:

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Publication Year:2020
Type of Material:Press Release
Language English
Issue:April 9, 2020
Publisher:ByWater Solutions
Company: ByWater Solutions
Products: Aspen Discovery
Record Number:25006
Last Update:2024-07-19 06:28:29
Date Created:2020-04-09 15:33:45